Things to see and do
With its world-class museums, galleries, theatres and concert halls, not to mention the stunning architecture, Liverpool is the perfect city-break destination at any time of year.
The Tate Liverpool
Tate Liverpool presents displays of work from the Tate collection alongside special exhibitions of modern and contemporary art.
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Discover Liverpool's central role in centuries at sea as the gateway to the new world. Highlights include a poignant gallery about tragedies such as the Titanic, ship models and the Life at Sea display, telling the story of the merchant navy.
Liverpool’s number one visitor attraction showcasing the best of Liverpool in a stunning World Heritage waterfront setting. The Dock includes the largest group of Grade 1 listed buildings in the UK and boasts visitor attractions such as Tate Liverpool, Liverpool Duck Tours, The Beatles Story and The Merseyside Maritime Museum. Not to mention countless shops and restaurants.
Steeped in history, The Cavern Club is still Liverpool’s premier music venue. The Cavern Club opened as a jazz club in 1957 and became world famous when the Beatles performed there no less than 292 times in the early 1960s. Today’s Cavern, reconstructed using the original bricks and built on the same site, opened in 1984.
Home to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, this iconic venue also hosts music concerts and performance of all genres and is a key part of Liverpool's rich cultural scene.
Liverpool Football Club and Stadium Tour
Tour the famous grounds, get your photograph with their many trophies or indulge yourself in one of their award winning Experience Days.
The theatre supports new talent in writing and directing and inspires a diverse and compelling program of performance masterpieces that are highly original and locally focused.
Very much the new centre of creativity and arts in Liverpool, FACT is a complex of galleries, cinemas, a media lounge and café.
Mendips and 20 Forthlin Road
These unassuming houses are the childhood homes of two Beatles, Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon. Visiting the Beatles houses in Liverpool is an absolute must for fans of the band of any ages.
St George’s Hall
St George’s Hall, described by Prince Charles as the finest example of neo-classical architecture in the country, where you can explore the great hall, fascinating criminal court and judges’ chambers.
The Walker Art Gallery
Featuring the best collection walker/of fine and decorative art in the North of England and an ever-growing collection of contemporary art.
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